Witnessing to Secularists and Atheists (47 min)

Witnessing to Secularists and Atheists (47 min)

FOCUS ON EVANGELISM Part 8 – Mervyn Hall gives guidance on witnessing to secularists and atheists. He deals with 4 different types: the pragmatist, the activist, the theorist and the antagonist. Mervyn recommends presuppositional – rather than evidential – apologetics, as the most scriptural approach, the danger being that when you convince an atheist using evidence all you get is a deist. It is not our responsibility to convince people that God exists; they already know He exists and we have the authority of Scripture for that. It is our responsibility to confront them with the truth. Mervyn outlines questions and approaches that can be useful in working with each of the 4 groups (Readings: 1 Pet 3:15; Prov 26:4; Acts 17; Rom 1) (Message preached 3rd Nov 2019)